Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 65 Km S From Andikithira on Saturday, 12 October 2013 at 13:29 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 28 km depth
13 Oct 01:54 UTC: First to report: NOA_HL after 12 hours.
Depth: 28.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.2817°N / 23.1733°E (Greece)
Nearest volcano: Milos (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) W of Moni Chrysoskalitissas (pop: 66)
47 km (29 mi) W of Paleochora (Chania) (pop: 2,370)
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Kasteli (pop: 4,240)
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Chania (pop: 53,900)
88 km (55 mi) W of Chora Sfakion (pop: 243)
119 km (74 mi) W of Rethymno (pop: 32,500)
147 km (91 mi) W of Tympaki (Timpaki) (pop: 5,290)
179 km (111 mi) W of Heraklion (pop: 137,200)
Primary data source: NOA_HL
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||6 km||CRETE, GREECE||EMSC|
|M 2.9||28 km||65 Km S from Andikithira||NOA_HL|
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